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PBS
Mar 29, 2013 2:30pm PDT
is part of the relationship with washington and pyongyang. it has been a vexing problem and the obama administration has had trouble engaging north korea without looking as if they've caved to threats. >> for more on the tensions i spoke to former ambassador bill richardson. he's been there on private visits and was inside the country in january. >> governor richardson, is this bluster or should the u.s. be worried? >> we should be worried. the bluster and bellicosity and the threats have never been as intense and you couple that with a new leader who appears to be manipulated and handled by the hard-line elements in the north korean military, those who don't wnat engagement. the good news is he is showing political strength, that he's tough. a lot tougher than his father. his father never engaged directly in this rhetoric to shore up his base and show despite his youth and inexperience he is in control. >> what do you think he wants from all this? what is his endgame? >> his endgame is -- to shore up his political base. two, whenever there is a new south korean leader as there is a n
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
jump protocol and invite the young man to washington for a dinner and sit down and have obama talked to him or the secretary of state man to man. all they can do is say no. all good questions. have you been back to north korea? host: he is gone. sorry about that. as our calller looked across, he would have found north of rio was probably more prosperous than self reappear yen since that time, south korea has become a success story. north korea is still back in the time warp of 1965. so it is different on the korean peninsula now than it did then. i think that obviously has an impact on the situation we're dealing with. i do not know whether kim jong- un speaks english. i do not think others have met him. i suppose he studied english at least during the brief time he was in school in switzerland. i would not be surprised if he knows some english. question of china providing what north korea needs actually needs to be turned around. i think many of us think that china has been too indulgent of north korea and so willing to provide food, fuel, and other kinds of assistance that it has e
NBC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >>> the obama administration is pushing banks to make more mortgages available to people with weaker credit. "the washington post" reports critics say the move could lead to the same risky lending that caused the housing crisis. >>> and #earnings. the s.e.c. will now let companies make major announcements on facebook and twitter that could move their stock. current rules require all investors to receive significant news at the same time. from cnbc's global headquarters, i'm bertha coombs. back to you. >>> now to business where a couple of recalls. subaru is recalling more than 200,000 legacy and outback models from 2005 to 2009. for possible corrosion in brake lines. >>> to a tyson recall of 127,000 pounds of uncooked breaded chicken tenderloins because they are not labeled as containing soy which is an allergen. >>> rapper and recording mogul jay-z adds a new title. sports agent. beyonce's husband signed new york yankees second baseman cano. he's teaming up with sports to form rock nation sports. >>> billionaire investor carl icahn snapped up a stake in nuance communications between dragon
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
in singapore and his parents say our government needs to get involved. new developments today in washington as president obama is now set to meet with singapore's prime minister less than an hour from now. and singaporen authorities ruled that shane todd's death a suicide and the family maintains that shane was murdered after warning that his poss in singapore may be passing along secret research to china. our research. trace gallagher live in the west coast news room with more. >> trace: it's important to note we have no idea whether this conversation will come up when the president meets with the prime minister of singapore. it's already putting strains on u.s.-singapore relations and max baucus lives where the todds live, saying he wants to block funding to singapore because he wants the singapore government to give the fbi all of the evidence in this case. now, singapore has requested some assistance from the fbi, but apparently not enough to satisfy senator baucus. now, the reason that shane todd's family believes he was murdered and it was made to look like suicide is that shane todd
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
by making energy more affordable. but the obama administration has put the project on hold because of environmental concerns. chief washington correspondent james rosen takes a closer look at the issue. >> greetings from washington. about two weeks remain in a 45-day period of public comment on the latest environmental impact study released on keystone. and then after that around mid-april the ball will be back in the obama administration's court. portions of this 875-mile pipeline are being built. but portions have been held up by the obama administration citing environmental concerns as envisioned by the trans canada corporation, the pipeline would actually be the second of two. it would bring on-line an estimated 830,000 barrels of crude oil per day. >> it has now been more than 1600 days since the initial permits were filed for building the pipeline. to put that in perspective, it took the united states a little more than 1300 days to win world ward 2, and it took lewis and clark about 1100 days to walk the louisiana purchase and back. >> on friday the environmental protection
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 3:00pm PDT
a overlooking. >> chris: no doubt. [ laughter ] >> i just have to get that in. obama runs in 2008 as a man who is going to change our politics. he is only going to implement new ideas. he is going to change the way washington works. and the essence of the corruption he was attacking was the money. so, number one, in 2008, he is the first who refuses public financing for his campaign. he raises a billion dollars. and now what he is doing, he is campaigning, look where he is in the third of the month in the second term, if there is ever a time in the 8 years when you would relax on the money and try to govern, it would be at this point. what he has done completely in contradiction to what he promised as a candidate in 2008, he institutionalized the permanent campaign. evidence is out there raising money at the beginning of the second term when he ought to be here working on the budget on sequester and all these other issues. but now he is the essence of exactly the system that he denounced and he promised he would messianicly redeem. >> chris: let me ask you about that marah and then we will go
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
for you just a bit of that op ed piece that he wrote in "the washington post" on friday. obama erred in trying to use newtown to build support for his positions on taxes, energy and eupl aeu congratulations and compounded the error by sending joe biden off to conduct a study, an unnecessary delay when solutions were obvious. once the president took his foot off the accelerator no other action, not even michael bloomberg's ad campaign could maintain the momentum. directed very much at the president there, jim. >> right although of course i hope hillary clinton loved that line about biden failing, didn't she? i think what's really happening also is a greater precision about what is going on. rand paul asked last week, look, show me one thing in these gun proposal has would have stopped these guys from killing. and i don't think anybody had a good answer to them. as a matter of fact will salatan at slate.com this morning went through the cases of jar rod laughner, james holmes and the guy in connecticut, adam lan today and said these people were all clearly mentally ill, they were crazy
PBS
Mar 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
eilperin broke this story for the "washington post" and she joins me now. welcome to the newshour. >> thanks so much. >> so why is the obama administration doing this, putting these proposals out there? >> there are a couple of reasons. one is the fact that they are requiring vehicles to be cleaner in the years ahead. they've basically reduced greenhouse-gas emissions from these vehicles. and so you will see between 2016 and 2025, the vehicles are going to become much more efficient, get more pes -miles per gall. so one of the things automakers are asking for is for cleaner fuels because the sulfur in gasoline really affects the catalytic converter and makes it less efficient, results in more tailpipe emissions. so they actually have an incentive to have cleaner fuel. >> so i was going to say, it is interesting who is in favor of this, it is not just the environmental advocates, it's the car manufacturers. >> absolutely. the car manufacturers who already basically have to comply with these rules in california, which is a huge part of the u.s. market, have asked for uniformity. and
CNN
Apr 4, 2013 2:00am PDT
far. according to the "wall street journal," the obama administration has decided to turn down the volume. white house correspondent dan lothian live from washington on that part of the story for us this morning. dan, this report reveals that the administration has a game plan for showing military force, but it also says the white house is now dialing back. why? >> reporter: well, you're right. i mean, the report talks about sort of this playbook, if you will, that has specific steps that was signed off on by the administration. essentially, the u.s. flexing its muscles to try to turn down the temperature, not only in north korea but also in the region there. but this report pointing out that the steps that the u.s. has taken may have been more provocative, may have pushed and provoked this new leader, kim jong-un, more than intended, so they're dialing things back just a bit. keep in mind that the u.s. presence has been increasing in the region in recent weeks starting back on march 8th when the u.s. flew b-52s as part of what was described as a routine mission. then about 2 1
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 5:00pm EDT
in on facebook. ,/c-span.cp,/ -- editor of the nationa nation magazine on how the obama administration is handling gun control and other issues. also i conversation on growing --ed -- growing diced the growing diabetes. and the food and health correspondent at npr. washington journal is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> now joining us to continue our discussion on the situation ,n korea, michele flournoy former defense undersecretary for the obama administration. certain in that capacity from 2009 until 2012. , are wey flournoy mobilizing for war? no, absolutely not. what you're seeing is a regular exercise we hold a most every year. i think there is a desire on the part of the administration to signal our strong support and close ties to south korea and so forth. if anything, right now everybody thes to try to turn down tensions. >> are these tensions different than in the past? >> they are and they aren't. seen cycles of provocation before from north korea, both from the previous leader in the previous leader before that. what is new this time is that we have a new, young, inex
CNN
Apr 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
enthusiastic about president obama's new budget plan including president obama. >> the offer that president made to speaker boehner which is incorporated in the president's budget is not the president's ideal approach to our budget challenges. >> for once everyone in washington agrees. of course, the plan includes tax hikes which republicans call a nonstarter. the president is also calling for cuts to social security and medicare which many progressives call a nonstarter. they call it far worse names. does the new proposal stand a chance or is it just a colossal waist of time? out front, hugh hewitt and jim kessler, co-founder of third way. both of them friends of mine. i'm excited to you have here. thank you so much for being here. jim, i'll start with you. the president's plan will be released in full next week. it's a few months late. but we won't begrudge him for that. we don't have the details. parts are similar to the final compromise that the president offered house speaker john boehner when negotiating before the budget talks fell apart. john boehner, nonetheless, slammed the propos
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
'll do for the economy. >> president obama in miami talking about the private sector investing in infrastructure. joining me now to wrap up a very busy week. the "washington post" chris cillizza, my alter ego, and the "washington post's" nia-malika henderson. first to you, chris. >> i'm putting that on my twitter feed. andrea mitchell's alter ego. >> my best guy. first, this is the president trying to turn the conversation to private sector investment in miami. he is at the port of miami after a very busy week. he's talked about guns and immigration. his polling slightly down. is he getting the conversation where he wants it to be? >> well, look. this is your classic sort of bully pulpit. when the president goes anywhere and says anything, he will get more coverage than any other politician in the country. i'm not sure infrastructure will bump up into the guns conversation. he is going to denver next week to talk about guns. that will override. he talked about infrastructure and the state of union. andrea, he has all these balls up in the air. there's only so much he can catch.
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am EDT
. take a look at reaction -- we'll keep an eye on the reaction today. >>> obama administration pushing u.s. banks to make more home loans to people with weaker credit. sounds like stories of the past. "the washington post" reports the president's economic advisers say the housing market is leaving too many behind as it rebounds especially young people looking to buy their first home and those whose credit reports were hurt by the recession. housing officials are urging they won't face penalties to people who later default. it opens the door to risky lending that led to the housing crisis in the first place. the same is happening here in britain. >>> bp put its wind power business up for sale. the unit is worth $1.5 billion is a retreat from alternative energy to focus on core oil and gas operations. wind power is one of the largest renewable businesses and bp is among the largest u.s. wind generators. shares are just fractionally higher in london today. that's outperforming the market. hash tag earnings. s.e.c. making a big decision regarding company news and social media. bertha coombs
FOX News
Mar 31, 2013 1:00pm PDT
president obama launched a plan for job creation. business start up apps was fast tracked but now there are concerns that it blazed through washington nobody noticed any flaws. brenda buttner, anchor of "bulls and bears", so were there flaws? >> yes. there were flaws. it went really fast and nobody has any measure, did it create jobs? they just love the name. was a great thing. first thing, it allows hedge funds basically to market email and internet, facebook to more unsophisticated investors. they haven't been able to do that up to this point. it has a thing called crowd funding which mean that people could be the target of bogus internet scams or frauds. they think as small investors buy a part of company. there is some fear that is also a problem. it also temporarily allows some smaller firms to skirt accounting or disclosure rules when they are going public. the idea is let these small companies go public and they will create jobs, but there is no empirical evidence that happens just because something goes public. >> gregg: did anything good happen out of it? >> well, it show
CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 12:30am EDT
with james white of the government accountability office. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama and his family attended easter services today at st. john's episcopal church near the white house. it is known as the church of the president. st. john says every president has visited the church since james madison. you can see the obama is as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. >> next, a discussion on china's relationship with north korea. then an obama treasury official -- and obama administration treasury official discusses park and the dodd-frank financial regulation law. then a look at cyber security and international law. how relationsn between china and north korea affect the u.s. will hear from john park of harvard university's center for science and international affairs. he talks about the strength and relationships -- relationship between the two countries communist parties, and the consolidation of power by kim jong-un, and the unintended consequences
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
to serve. >>> president obama has already chosen a woman. julia pearson. to head the secret service and now hes is reportedly ready to name another top law enforcements official, a woman, lisa monaco to head the fbi. the "washington post" is reporting that lisa monaco, the president's chief counterterrorism adviser is on the top of the president's short list to replace long-time director robert mueller. she's only one of many women who could make headlines. joining me now bloomberg view margaret carlson and washington bureau chief, elizabeth bloomler. hillary clinton coming back from a little time to clean the closets, whatever she's been doing. get some rest. and she's been off since she left the state department now we're going to see her twice this week and in coming weeks on paid speeches. first, vital voices so near to her heart. this is the event tuesday night and joe biden will also be there i'm told. >> he's making noises, possibly. >> about 2016. she's going to appear at tina brown's event on friday in new york. this is a high profile relaunch of the former secretary of state. >> w
CNN
Apr 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
in a show of military might. dan lothian is live from washington. we're hearing this headline, dan, but at the same time we're also learning from the obama administration they have this so-called playbook for north korea. >> that's right. that was first reported by the "wall street journal" now independently confirmed by cnn that there was this playbook whereby the north korea did one thing, then the u.s. would react in a certain way. now there's this concern though, according to one official that perhaps they may have pushed north korea's leader too far. so they're dialing things back just a bit. keep in mind over the last several weeks the u.s. really has been beefing up its presence in the region. twice last month the u.s. said b-52 bombers that fly over south korea as part of what we are told is a routine mission. there were navy ships sent to the region and then just yesterday, of course, we find out that this missile defense system will be sent to guam. a lot of concern because many u.s. officials really don't know kim jong-un. they believe that he is unpredictable. perhaps c
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, president obama told a denver audience if a state like colorado can pass what he calls common-sense gun laws, so can congress here in washington. our white house correspondent jessica yellin is joining us from denver with more. >> reporter: hi, wolf. the president came here to call on supporters to pressure congress to pass a law expanding background checks before he said opponents can run out the clock. president obama traveled west to keep up his campaign for tough new gun safety laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. now, the good news is, colorado has already chosen to do something about it. >> reporter: he's talking about the package of new gun safety laws colorado's democratic governor signed last month. they limit magazine clips to 15 rounds, require universal background checks, and require gun customers to pay for the cost of their background checks. the proposal introduced in the u.s. senate doesn't even include two of those three new measures, but it's struggling for votes. that ma
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